Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cloth used for tying up some puddings for boiling.
- ‘Dip a large pudding cloth/tea-towel into boiling water, drain, lay out flat.’
- ‘As the name suggests, it was a fairly liquid preparation: this was before the invention of the pudding cloth made large puddings feasible.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.